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Brig Ski Resort Guide

Brig, Switzerland

Rated: 2/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForBeginners, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Total Piste Length39km24 miles
Highest Lift2,600m8,530ft
Resort Height680m2,231ft
 Nearest AirportsSion and Berne
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The Swiss ski resort of Brig is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 680m2,231ft, with 39km24 miles of marked runs.


Brig has direct access to 39km24 miles of downhill skiing, with 80 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

With ski lifts as high as 2,600m8,530ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Brig offers good sking, particularly, for Intermediate and Beginner skiers.


Brig offers some good boarding.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Brig?

The next notable snow forecast is 13cm5in, expected on 23 May.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Brig

Ski Area Stats

Brig Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 4km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1234km21 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 1 1km1 miles
Total Length
39km24 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
4km2 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Brig Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,600m8,530ft
Lowest Piste1,820m5,971ft
Resort Altitude (Brig)680m2,231ft
Max Vertical1,920m6,299ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Brig

Location and Map

Where is Brig?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Brig is Sion, 60 minutes drive away.

Berne, Geneva, Milan Malpensa, Basel, Lugano, Milan Linate, Annecy, Bergamo and Turin Caselle airports are all within three hours drive.

Sion is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 4,400 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, on 1km1 miles of ski runs, with 4 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Brig open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Brig, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Brig Tourist Office for the latest.